Complete South India Tour Package

Overview

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Itinerary - 22 Nights 23 Days | TNLTB035

Once you arrive at Chennai, our representative from South Tourism will receive and assist for a smooth check in at the hotel. After relaxing a while, you can start to visit Kapaleeswara Temple, Parthasarathy Temple, St.George fort, Government Museum and Theosophical Society, the iconic locations of Chennai.

Overnight stay in Chennai.

Post breakfast drive to Kanchipuram and visit some the finest temples built during the Dravidian reign. Kanchipuram is not only famous for temples but also for silk fabrics. You will have the opportunity to visit the silk weaving center and do some shopping. Your post lunch session will be a drive to Mahabalipuram, the most happening South Indian Coastal Town. Mahabalipuram is popular for many architectural wonders which include Shore Temples, Arjuna's Penance, Five Rathas and Krishna's Butter Ball, the finest examples of the South Indian temple architecture.

Overnight stay at Mahabalipuram.

After breakfast, check out from the hotel and start your drive to Pondicherry where the contemporary and classic coexist in the most beautiful way. Reach Pondicherry and check into the hotel. Relax for a while and start to visit Aurobindo Ashram and Auroville. Auroville is the global village where people from different nations live in harmony and peace. Later in the evening venture across the canal to the Tamil Quarter which bustles with markets and some great boutique shops where you can buy souvenirs of your tour across South India.

Overnight stay at Pondicherry

A fascinating day\'s journey in the South India Tour Plan takes you  through the most prominent temples of Tamil Nadu before reaching Tanjore. The Temples you will be visiting includes Chidambaram Nataraja Temple, one of the main pilgrimage centre, Gangaikondacholapuram and Darasuam (UNESCO listed Great Living Chola Temples).

Overnight stay at Tanjore

Post breakfast, check out from the hotel and start to visit Brihadiswara Temple, an architectural brilliance which is more than thousand years old. The temple built by Raja Raja Chola is still preserving its grace and charm, acclaimed as the epitome of Dravidian architecture in South India. Also visit Art Gallery and Saraswathy Mahal Library in Tanjore Palace before resuming your drive to Madurai.

Reach Madurai and check into the hotel. Later in the evening, visit Meenakshi Amman temple, one of the grandest temples in India. Goddess Meenakshi and Lord Sundareswarar housed in this shrine attract devotees from all parts of the state round the year. The temple celebrates world’s one of the longest festivals every year during April lasting for around one month.

Overnight stay in Madurai.

After breakfast, check out from the hotel, start to visit Nayak palace and Gandhi Museum. Resume your drive to Periyar, popularly known as Periyar Tiger Reserve. Reach Periyar and check into the hotel. After relaxing a while, start to have an enthralling experience of the scenic locations at Periyar. Go for a spice plantation tour accompanied by a guide, enjoy the experience of bathing and feeding the elephant in the river, watch the giant mammal dragging the timber, issue a command to the elephant and try to communicate with it, all giving a joyous experience. Later in the evening, you can explore the spice market of Periyar to purchase the aromatic spices as souvenirs.

Overnight stay at Periyar.

Start your drive to Munnar, the most romantic destination of Kerala, popular for its unending expanse of lush green tea plantations and misty mountains. Reach Munnar and check into the hotel. Rest of the day is at your leisure for exploring the region around at your own pace.

Overnight stay at Munnar.

This full day is for you to have an enthralling experience in and around the regions of Munnar. Start your day with Eravikulam National Park and Rajamala Peak to spot Nilgiri Thar, an endangered species found here. Also visit Tea Factory, Mattupetty Dam, Top Station and Echo Point before returning to hotel.

Overnight stay at Munnar.

Post breakfast, check out from the hotel and start your drive to Kumarakom. Check into the beautiful backwater resort. Enjoy your stay in the resort located in the most scenic ambience.

Overnight stay at Kumarakom.

Check out from the resort and start the wonderful cruise to Alleppey by houseboat. Embark the houseboat with the beautiful interiors. Enjoy the cruise passing through churches, lush green paddy fields. Get to know more about the culture of people living along the banks of the backwaters. Enjoy the delicious cuisines embracing the authentic recipes of Kerala and the  dishes are prepared by the crew on board. Later in the evening, when the houseboat gets anchored, walk into the nearby area, interact with the native residents, which will be an interesting experience.

Overnight stay at the Houseboat

After an enthralling experience in Alleppey, disembark the houseboat around 9.30am and start your drive to Cochin, the city most frequented by the global travellers. Check into the hotel and rest of the day is at your leisure to explore the iconic locations of the city like the Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace and the popular Chinese Fishing Nets. Explore the region around to know more about Cochin.

Overnight stay at Cochin.

Post breakfast, check out from the hotel and start your drive to Ooty, the Queen of Hill Stations. Enjoy the drive through the scenic locations taking you up hills, an elating experience indeed. Reach Ooty and check into the hotel. Relax for the rest of the day.

Overnight stay in Ooty.

This day is for the sightseeing tour of Ooty. The beautiful Ooty Lake, Botanical Gardens, Rose Garden are the iconic tourist locations in Ooty. Also take an excursion to Coonoor, another wonderful location near Ooty.

Overnight stay in Ooty.

Start your drive from Ooty and proceed to Wayanad, where the nature is present at its pinnacle. The name Wayanad refers to the land with lush green agriculture fields. Reach Wayanad and check into the hotel. After relaxing a while, visit Pookot Lake, Banasura Sagar Dam, Soochipara Water Falls before returning to hotel.

Overnight stay in Wayanad.

Wayanad has lot more to explore. Plan for a wildlife safari on direct payment basis to Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary. Later on, visit Edakkal caves known for its Stone Age Carvings.

Overnight stay in Wayanad

Post breakfast, check out from the hotel and start your drive to Coorg, yet another wonderful destination of Karnataka. Visit Bylakuppe, the second largest Tibetan Settlement in India known for the architecturally elegant Namdroling Monastery. Interact with the monks of all age groups in Bylakuppe . Also visit Cauvery Nisarghadhama.

Overnight stay in Coorg.

This day you will be visiting some of the popular locations of Coorg. Explore the beauty of ancient Omakareshwar Temple, Abbey falls, Fort & Museum and Raja Seat.

Overnight stay in Coorg

After breakfast, check out from the hotel and start your drive to Mysore, the erstwhile capital of dynasties in Deccan Plateau. En route, visit Dubare Elephant Camp, where you can enjoy feeding the elephants and watch them taking bath. Reach Mysore and check into the hotel. After relaxing a while, start to visit Chamundi Hills, the spiritual icon of Karnataka with Goddess Chamundeeswari as the presiding deity. Later proceed to Brindavan Garden, a popular tourist attraction of Mysore.

Overnight stay in Mysore.

This day, you will be driving from Mysore to Hassan. Reach Hassan and check into the hotel. After relaxing for a while, you will be visiting the most historic temples in Belur and Halebid. Standing as a testimony to the grand Hoysala architiecture, both the temples have crossed centuries still possessing the grace and charm of the intricately designed sculptures and figurines.

Overnight stay in Hassan

Post breakfast, check out from the hotel and start your drive to Hospet. This journey will take close to seven hours. Reach Hospet and check into the hotel. Rest of the day is for you to relax.

Overnight stay in Hospet

This full day is for visiting the popular locations of Hospet. Hazara Ram Temple, Lotus Mahal, Elephant Staple, Queens Bath, Lakshmi Narasimha Temple, Krishna Bazaar and Badavilinga Temple are some of the places you will be exploring in Hospet.

Overnight stay in Hospet

Check out from the hotel and start your drive to Bangalore. Check into the hotel. Rest of the day is free for you to explore the beauty of the Garden City.

Overnight stay in Bangalore

FAQ for Complete South India Tour Package

South Tourism specializes in offering tailor made tour packages. The tour plans suggested can be customized based on your interests and requirements. Our tour planners well versed in crafting tour packages will assist you for the same. In case of any changes in the fixed tour plans to be made kindly reach us at [email protected]

Most of the drivers in South Tourism have been with us for more than a decade. They speak English and many of them are able to manage communications in Hindi also. We call our drivers as “Captains” and they do give their best. Our captains are experts in the routes they are assigned and they can give you value added information whenever required.

No such cases with our clients has been reported so far all these years. We at South Tourism have our own large fleet of vehicles ranging from Sedans to Coaches and Large Coaches. None of the vehicles in the fleet is more than three years old. All the vehicles are well maintained and air conditioned following the norms enforced by the Government from time to time. Every client of South Tourism is assured of a hassle free travel throughout their tour with us.

Generally, while booking a tour with us, every client can choose the hotel from the list of options displayed. Based on your choice, the hotel bookings will be done. Any amendments in that can be clarified with the tour planner directly after the bookings are made.

Our expert team of customer care division in every region of South Tourism will be the ideal persons to fix the issues during your tour with us. Whenever required, the customer care executive will escalate the issue to the other expert in the team to get it fixed at the earliest possibility.

Twin Sharing is two single beds in a room. Whereas, Double Sharing is either a King Sized or Queen Sized bed which can accommodate two adults. Based on your requirements, either of them can be availed.